The northernmost town in Palm Beach County, Jupiter, FL is a wonderful paddle boarding spot that has a lot of diversity.
Jupiter is on the Atlantic Ocean side of the state and is near the Intracoastal Waterway which runs along the edge of eastern Florida. It’s also right on the Loxahatchee River, thus providing a wide variety of SUP options — from the Loxahatchee River to the Intracoastal, there is something for all types of paddlers.
The climate in Jupiter is called a “Tropical savanna” climate. Most of the time, the weather in Jupiter is warm. Winters are typically dry and quite mild — making it a perfect location for year-round stand up paddle boarding.Jupiter has been ranked as the “9th Happiest Seaside Town in America”. With its parks, inlet lighthouse and museum, and waterfront restaurants, Jupiter provides a great atmosphere for SUP exploration. If you’re feeling adventurous, the Jonathon Dickinson State Park and the River Bend Park are both excellent areas for paddle boarding through some interesting wildlife — but keep an eye open for snakes and gators!The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area is a federally designated conservation area, making it another great SUP spot. The small town of Jupiter is perfect for relaxing and recreational paddle boarding. If you are a more serious paddle boarder, there are also opportunities to get involved in races and the like.
To learn more about Florida’s amazing stand up paddle boarding scene, be sure to download our free Florida paddle boarding guide.